Welcome to merlingwen! As you may have guessed already, this community is dedicated to the relationship between Merlin and Gwen in the BBC family drama Merlin. This community supports them whether it is as friends or more. The pair of them first appeared in The Dragon's Call and have been friends ever since.
Gwen developed a bit of a crush on Merlin at least. In the first episode she told Merlin that she'd prefer a "more normal" person, hinting towards Merlin (Although he states he is anything other than normal), than someone like Arthur.
In The Mark of Nimueh, Merlin uses his magic to heal Gwen's father; and when Gwen is accused of witchcraft, Merlin promises that he will save her from execution and even goes as far as to confess that it was him who cursed Gwen's father despite the fact he would cost him his life.
In The Poisoned Chalice, when Nimueh tries to take her revenge on Merlin by poisoning him with magic, Arthur goes out to seek the cure. Gwen goes to great lengths to retrieve it from Arthur when Uther locks him in the dungeon as punishment for disobeying him. When Gaius and Gwen believe Merlin is dead they both cry for him; and as soon as he goes to Gwen kisses him, something which Merlin states is "more than alright."
The two of them remain close throughout the series, and Gwen even stays with Merlin and Gaius when her father is arrested and, eventually, executed. She proves herself often to be the conscience and soul of "The Fantastic Four" not only to Merlin but other characters such as Arthur. Meanwhile Merlin looks out for all his friends - and cheating a little by using magic.
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